Current Location:
Lake Michigan Hall -> 2nd Floor (LMH)
Location Notes:
LMH; 2nd flr, west hall, near rm 253

Bedouin Weaving

Artwork
Identifier:
2006.264.1
Artist:
Bedouin Artisan
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Wool
Date:
circa 2000
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 31.375 in Width: 31.625 in
Note: (not including tassels)
Description:
Rectangular pillowcase with horizontal stripes and tassels along one edge. One small section of yellow on front.
Historical Context:
The Bedouin are a predominantly desert-dwelling Arab ethnic group found throughout most of the desert belt extending from the Atlantic coast of the Sahara via the Western Desert, Sinai, and Negev to the Arabian Desert. Non-Arab groups as well, notably the Beja of the African coast of the Red Sea, are sometimes called Bedouin.